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Orphan Car Show 2010: Mercury makes its inaugural appearance... sort of

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Jun 8th, 2010 at 7:29AM

Unfortunately for the Mercury brand, last week's surprise announcement that it would now be eligible for the Ypsilanti Orphan Car Show coincided with severe storms that rolled through southeast Michigan just 12 hours before the festivities were set to begin. The flooding of Riverside Park caused the cancellation of the official show, but a few dozen diehards gathered in the parking lot behind nearby Miller Motors anyway, including one lone mid-1980s vintage Grand Marquis. Sadly, while this rust-free Grand Marquis is in surprisingly good condition, it is not one of the more inspired... Read More

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